We are committed to building an efficient P2P electricity exchange market that aligns supply with demand, improves electric system and incentivizes wider renewable energy adoption.
Tom is a long time blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiast and investor. Prior to NAD Grid, he was a senior software engineer at Twitter and led the internal interactive query project in the space of distributed computing. Since graduating with a bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Tom has worked in Goldman Sachs’ equity trading department, Yahoo ads platform org.
Rui is an experienced corporate lawyer and is skilled in structuring transactions, negotiating contracts, ensuring regulatory compliance, and providing policy analysis. Rui has counseled blockchain-tech projects on business and regulatory issues, including White Paper release, public token sale, private funding, etc. Rui has served as corporate counsel in the headquarter of CITIC, one of the largest financial service companies in China for four years. Graduated from Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Cornell Law School, Rui possesses a strong background in both law and policy. During Harvard, Rui counseled Alibaba’s research team on its U.S. investment strategy.
Xiaoyao is a blockchain evangelist. He discovered Ethereum in early 2015 and has since dedicated a lot of efforts in creating blockchain tools. He created the presto-ethereum project — an analytic tool that allows you to run SQL queries on Ethereum data. Presto-ethereum was shared and stayed at rank #3 on Hacker News for the entire day on the first day of its publication. Xiaoyao is currently a computer science master student from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a focus in distributed systems and decentralized systems. Before this, he acquired a B.S degree in CS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and worked as a software engineer at Yahoo leading the Flurry realtime metrics API development work.
Diana is the PR and Community Management Intern at NADGrid. Her role revolves around marketing NADGrid’s efforts in the blockchain in energy space, curating social media profiles, and performing analytics to drive engagement.
She is currently in her third year at the University of California, Berkeley studying economics with a focus in behavioral science. This summer, she will be interning on SurveyMonkey’s Analytics team and has previously interned at CBS Interactive and RingCentral in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics roles.
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